16. July 2017 - 14:00 till 19:00
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10,000 Maniacs return to Griffis Sculpture Park | Griffis Sculpture Park & The Essex Arts Center | Sunday, 16. July 2017

Benefit concert for Griffis Sculpture Park. 10,000 Maniacs will perform the entire "In My Tribe" album. Rolling Stone magazine named "In My Tribe" one of the "100 greatest albums of the 1980s." Celebrating their 35th year as a band, 10,000 Maniacs continue to make albums and sell out shows throughout the country.

Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors will bring their danceable rock/world beat sounds to the stage. Jim Donovan was one of the founding members of Rusted Root.

Performers from Sly Boots Circus will be entertaining the crowd throughout the day with drum and dance performances.

Erie, PA touring performer Tyler Smilo will open the concert at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $20 advance, $25 day of show. Children 12 and under free. Tickets can be purchased online at Gates for the show open at 2:00 p.m., with music starting at 2:00 p.m.

The concert will feature music, activities, artists, food and beer services. Concert attendees can take in the 250 sculptures that reside throughout the trails of the park, making it the United States largest outdoor sculpture park. The events will be taking place on the top of the hill at the Mill Valley site of the park. Guests must be able to endure a 10 minute walk uphill to the festival site. There will be a shuttle service that will help attendees get to the concert area. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs.
  • Nadine Hebdon , Collin Pfeifer? πŸ‘let's go together!
  • If you like drums and percussion, you're gonna love this!!!
  • Can we bring our own beverages, or is it only to be purchased?
  • In November 1989, Rolling Stone magazine listed 10,000 Maniacs' "In My Tribe" as #65 on the top albums of the 1980's. Our heroes from Jamestown, NY mentioned in the same breath as Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie and more. Astounding! 10,000 Maniacs will be playing all the songs off the album at our concert on Sunday, July 16th.
  • Here's the event poster! Don't forget, Sly Boots Circus are joining us too!
  • Opening the concert, will be singer/songwriter Tyler Smilo from Erie, PA. He's a touring musician - out there making it happen. Give him a listen.
  • Is there camping aloud?
  • The Sly Boots Circus will be joining us for the big concert! Dancing and drumming...oh my!!!!!! It's good to be us!
  • 10,000 Maniacs covering Roxy Music's "More Than This."
  • Is this likely to sell out? Won't know my work schedule for several weeks. Thanks!
  • Got my tickets! Can't wait!
  • If you love percussion and love to dance, you're totally going to dig Jim Donovan and Sun King Warriors. Jim was one of the founding members of Rusted Root.
  • I saw them there in 1990 but with Natalie. Have they played there since then?
  • Natalie too?
  • Looking for info on park rules and camping options?
  • Will Natalie Merchant be performing?
  • Colleen Gweniviere, I just bought tix. 12 and under free... ? Whattaya say?!? :-)
  • As we head into the afternoon hours, let's do some singing!
  • Love 10000 maniacs.
  • got my tickets ,, whoop , whoop.
  • Perhaps John & Mary could do a set πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»??
  • Cathy Bystrak not sure if you have ever been to Griffis Sculpture Park but it is one of my favorite places ever. Figured this might interest you.
  • Carrie McVea Brice​​ will you guys be in town for this?? It sounds fun. We are planning on going and it's kid friendly!
  • Melissa Adams this would be fun!